Wolf Spiders Ate All Our Chinese Stink Bugs [Headlines]

Wolf Spiders Ate All Our Chinese Stink Bugs [Headlines]

The high number of rain days this summer lead to a boom in the spider population, who hunted down the stink bugs.

Amelia Riley Swan
  • 23 september 2011

The web of life is such a wonder. Following the first US landing, in Allentown PA, of a successful breeding population of Chinese Stink Bugs, US Mid-Atlantic states were swarming with the damn things (see photo below). The Chinese Stinkers don’t bite but they are large and medieval looking; and, when harassed or squashed they exude a horrid smell.

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